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Mr. Alvarez from Bronx NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Training Sneakers For Our Track Team!

Help me give my students comfortable running sneakers in order to train in.

  • $569 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students that make up our middle school and high school track teams are extremely dedicated and hardworking students, as well as athletes. The discipline needed to succeed in one translates well in helping with the other.

We are a school located in the South Bronx of New York City.

Our students compete with teams from throughout the city. The school is located in district 7, which is an underfunded school district. The school and some parents have a hard time providing the students with some of the needs for extracurricular activities.

My Project

We have a group of hardworking, dedicated runners on our middle school and high school track teams. These students arrive at 6am and they run laps around the school building before heading into the weight room to do strength training. In the months of December and January, it is still dark and cold when our students run in the mornings.

There are students who run every day and have to wear worn out sneakers.

Our students run in all conditions, including rain, snow, and cold. They often have to wear sneakers with holes in them or worn out outsoles. These new sneakers would be a great benefit to them. They will allow my students to run in comfort, and be competitive in track meets with other schools around the city.

Mr. Alvarez
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Saucony Cohesion 11 Women 6.5 • Amazon Business $39.99 2 $79.98
Saucony Men's Kinvara 6 Running Shoe, White/Citron/Orange,11 M US • Amazon Business $79.95 1 $79.95
Saucony Men's Kinvara 6 Running Shoe, White/Citron/Orange,10 M US • Amazon Business $79.95 1 $79.95
Saucony Men's Kinvara 6 Running Shoe, White/Citron/Orange,10.5 M US • Amazon Business $79.95 1 $79.95
Saucony Women's Cohesion 11 Sneaker, Grey/Mint, 9 M US • Amazon Business $54.99 1 $54.99
Saucony Women's Cohesion 11 Sneaker, Grey/Mint, 8 M US • Amazon Business $49.95 1 $49.95
Saucony Cohesion 11 Women 5.5 • Amazon Business $22.08 1 $22.08

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